He also appeared in the Canadian comedy series The Sausage Factory. Brody's first major role in a television series came in 2002, when he was cast in a recurring role on the comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls, portraying Dave Rygalski, Lane's bandmate and love interest.In 2003, he appeared in the feature film Grind, and the music video for "Too Bad About Your Girl" by The Donnas. While the show has been off the air since 2007, its cultural impact has lasted through the years, including its hand in launching reality TV's fascination with the Southern California county.
The same year, Brody was cast in his breakout role as Seth Cohen on the teen drama series The O. Brody is reported to have improvised some of the character's comedic dialogue.
In 2005, Brody appeared in a supporting role alongside Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in the film Mr. Smith, and played a Hollywood studio assistant in the film adaptation of Thank You for Smoking (2006).
Last night Leighton Meester stepped out with her husband Adam Brody to the Tony Awards.
You might be wondering ,'um, why is this so special?
His next film role was in the romantic comedy In the Land of Women (2007), starring Meg Ryan and Kristen Stewart.